Libby Book Awards!

March 12th was the first Libby Book Awards! Libby of course is the eBook and eAudiobook reading app that is free to use with a library card! Scroll down to see the award winners and put a copy on hold today!

Winner for Best Adult Fiction

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

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Honorable Mention:

Tom Lake by Ann Patchett

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Winner for Best Adult Nonfiction

The Wager by David Grann

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Winner for Best Young Adult Fiction

Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross

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Honorable mention:

What the River Knows by Isabel Ibañez

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Winner for Best Audiobook

I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai

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Winner for Best Debut Author

The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes

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Winner for Best Diverse Author

Camp Zero by Michelle Min Sterling

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Winner for Best Memoir & Autobiography

Pageboy by Elliot Page

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Winner for Best Mystery

Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers by Jesse Q. Sutanto

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Winner for Best Thriller

Bright Young Women by Jessica Knoll

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Winner for Best Romance

Georgie, All Along by Kate Clayborn

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Honorable mention: 

We Could Be So Good by Cat Sebastian

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Winner for Best Fantasy

Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros

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Winner for Best Romantasy

Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros

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Winner for Best Science Fiction

System Collapse by Martha Wells 

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Winner for Best Historical Fiction

Let Us Descend by Jesmyn Ward

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Winner for Best Book Club Pick

Yellowface by R. F. Kuang

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Books Coming to Screens: March 2024

Spaceman of bohemia / Jaroslav Kalfar


Jakub Procházka, orphaned as a boy and raised in the Czech countryside by his grandparents, overcomes his odds to become the country’s first astronaut.

March 1st/ Netflix/ Put on hold

Dune / Frank Herbert

(Dune: Part Two)

Dune: Part Two

Paul Atreides unites with Chani and the Fremen while seeking revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family.

March 1st/ Theatres/ Put on hold

Apples never fall/ Liane Moriarty

Apples Never Fall

The Delaney family seems happy but Joy disappears, forcing her husband and four adult children to reassess their family history.

March 14th / Parmount/ Put on hold

Chasing Hillary/ Amy Chozick

(Girls on the Bus)

The Girls on the Bus

Four female journalists who follow the every move of a parade of flawed presidential candidates, finding friendship, love, and a scandal that could take down not just the presidency but our entire democracy along the way.

March 14th / Netflix

Arthur / Mikael Lindnord

Arthur the King

An adventure racer adopts a stray dog named Arthur to join him in an epic endurance race. 

March 15th / Theatres

Manhunt : the twelve day chase for Lincoln’s killer / James L. Swanson


The aftermath of the first American presidential assassination and the fight to preserve and protect the ideals that were the foundation of Lincoln’s Reconstruction plans.

March 15th / Apple TV

Mr. & Mrs. American Pie / Juliet McDaniel

(Palm Royale)

Palm Royale

Chronicles a woman reconstructing her identity in the 1960s after being dismissed by her husband and her entire social circle.

March 20th/ Apple/ Put on hold

The three-body problem / Cixin Liu

3 Body Problem

It will follow the story of humanity’s first contact with an alien civilization, seeing humanity being vulnerable to the same external threat.

March 21st/ Netflix/ Put on hold

We were the lucky ones / Georgia Hunter

We Were the Lucky Ones (TV Mini Series 2024– ) - IMDb

A Jewish family is determined to survive and reunite after being separated in World War II.

March 28th/ Hulu/ Put on hold

A Gentleman in Moscow / Amor Towles

 A Gentleman in Moscow

A Russian aristocrat is spared from death and placed on house arrest while the Bolshevik Revolution plays out before him.

March 29th/ Showtime/ Put on hold


Black Flies / Shannon Burke

(Asphalt City)

Asphalt City

Ollie Cross is a young paramedic assigned to the NYC night shift with an uncompromising and seasoned partner Gene Rutkovsky. Each 911 call is often dangerous and uncertain, putting their lives on the line every day to help others.

March 29th/ Theatres




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If you enjoyed Keeper of the Lost Cities, try these books

If you enjoyed the Keeper of the Lost Cities series, here are a few more books that may interest you.

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The Unwanteds /  Lisa McMann

In a society that purges thirteen-year-olds who are creative, identical twins Aaron and Alex are separated, one to attend University while the other, supposedly Eliminated, finds himself in a wondrous place where youths hone their abilities and learn magic.

Put on hold


Cover image Land of Stories / Chris Colfer

Through the powers of a book of stories, twins Alex and Conner leave their world behind and find themselves in a land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.

Put on hold


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The school for good and evil / Soman Chainani 

Best friends Sophie (princess wannabe) and Agatha (witchy loner) are headed (via kidnapping) to the School for Good and Evil, but their assumed destinies are reversed.

Put on hold


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Amari and the night brothers / B.B. Alston

Thirteen-year-old Amari, a poor Black girl from the projects, gets an invitation from her missing brother to join the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs and join in the fight against an evil magician.

Put on hold


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Story thieves / James Riley

 Except for reading the Kiel Gnomenfoot magic adventure series, Owen’s life is boring until he sees his classmate Bethany climb out of a book in the school library and he learns that Bethany is half-fictional and has been searching every book she can find for her missing father, a fictional character.

Put on hold


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The Adventurers Guild /  Zack Loran Clark and Nick Eliopulos

After being conscripted into the dangerous Adventurers Guild, Zed and Brock uncover a conspiracy that threatens all of Freestone.

Put on hold


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The menagerie / Tui T. Sutherland, Kari Sutherland

When twelve-year-old Logan Wilde wakes up to discover a baby griffin hiding under his bed, he suddenly finds himself thrown into a mystery involving his classmate Zoe Kahn and a magical menagerie right in the middle of his sleepy Wyoming town.

Put on hold


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The flame of Olympus / Kate O’Hearn

Reborn as the Flame, thirteen-year-old Emily has saved Olympus from destruction but when the gruesome Nirads begin a new invasion, Emily and her friends become entangled in the conflict as old grudges are unearthed and new enemies are discovered.

Put on hold


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The colossus rises / Peter Lerangis

Teens Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass begin a quest to find seven pieces of Atlantis’ power that were hidden long ago and that will, if returned to Atlantis, save them from certain death due to the genetic abnormality that also gives them superior abilities.

Put on hold


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The iron trial / Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

Warned away from magic all of his life, Callum endeavors to fail the trials that would admit him to the Magisterium only to be drawn into its ranks against his will and forced to confront dark elements from his past.

Put on hold

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